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Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Insolvency & Reorganization Advisor (CIRA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center – Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church – Past Treasurer
  • Leadership Orange
    • Graduate of Class of 2006

Education

  • Michigan State University
    • Master of Business Administration, Finance, cum laude
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, cum laude
  • Cayuga County Community College
    • Associate in Applied Arts, Accounting, magna cum laude

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)
  • McQuade Children’s Services
    • Past Chair
  • Junior League of Orange County
    • Past President
    • Past Treasurer
  • Leadership Orange
    • Past Board Member
    • Graduate of Class of 2001
  • Belmont Abbey College Alumni Association

Honors, Activities and Achievements

  • St. Christopher’s, Inc. – Driver Award (Assisted organization with driving awareness and building funds for programs)
  • Junior League of Orange County – Volunteer of the Year Award

Education

  • Belmont Abbey College
    • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center
  • Leadership Dutchess
    • Graduate of Class of 2007

Education

  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    • Bachelor of Science

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Member
    • Political Action Committee Trustee: 1999 – 2005
    • Foundation of Accounting Education (FAE) Trustee: 2000 - 2001
    • Board of Directors: 1995 – 1998
  • Mid Hudson Chapter of NYSSCPA
    • President: 1988 -1989
    • Federal Tax Committee, Past Chairman; Board of Directors: 1982 - 1988

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago
    • Bachelor of Business Administration

Industries

When choosing a trusted accounting resource, you expect a team that understands the distinctive elements of your industry.

At Day Seckler, we’ve built our practice on industry focus. For each industry specialization, we’ve developed a team of dedicated professionals who have extensive industry experience and education. This background allows us to bring in-depth insight and offer truly customized solutions to our clients. Below is a list of some of the industries we’ve built our practice around. Click on your area to learn more about our specialty services designed to meet your specific needs.


Emerging Business

When trying to gain momentum in the early stages of your business, the initial decisions you make as an entrepreneur can be the most critical in determining your future success. Without the proper tools and expertise, you are overexposed to a variety of risk factors. Day Seckler’s Emerging Business Services practice caters to growing businesses by helping to alleviate the stress and minimize the complexities that start-up companies often face.

The objective of our practice is to facilitate the growth and development of new businesses, putting entrepreneurs on the path to achieving long-standing success. Our professionals understand the challenges confronting owners of growing businesses, and we are well-equipped to offer customized, effective solutions for your unique situation.

Day Seckler currently assists companies in a variety of industries. Specifically, we can assist your business in the following areas:

  • Financial statement preparation
  • General ledger preparation
  • Budgeting and cash flow planning
  • Payroll and sales tax preparation and review
  • Tax estimate planning
  • General business advice
  • Internal control review and design
  • Start-up and growth planning
  • Legal entity structuring
  • Compliance
  • Shareholder/partner agreement facilitation
  • Benefit plan consulting
  • Financial and business advisor

Manufacturing and Distribution

In order to maintain a competitive edge in the manufacturing and distribution industries today, your organization must proactively manage global competition, rising costs, shrinking margins and rapidly changing technology. At the same time, you must sustain a constant focus on customer satisfaction.

At Day Seckler, we specialize in accounting, tax and technology services for manufacturing and distribution companies. We provide integrated solutions to maximize the potential of your business and we have the capability to uncover inefficiencies in your operations. We also seek to reduce your tax burden, fully utilize your resources, capitalize on opportunities and ultimately strengthen your business.

Our manufacturing and distribution specialists can provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Inventory capitalization (full absorption rules)
  • Profit contribution analysis
  • Cost reduction
  • Budgets/variance analysis
  • Cash flow management
  • Financial projections and operating budgets
  • Assistance with financing relationships
  • Audits, reviews and compilations
  • Federal, state and local laws
  • Multi-state tax filings
  • Cost accounting
  • Business planning and investment decisions

Nonprofit

Day Seckler has a proud history of serving the nonprofit industry, providing specialized services to charitable organizations and churches. Through our years of experience, our team has gained comprehensive knowledge of the operational structure, tax requirements, and unique needs specific to nonprofit entities. The services we offer in this sector are highly personalized, with our efforts focused on lowering your costs and streamlining your operations. Further, we seek to help you maximize the potential of your limited resources – to not only preserve, but to also strengthen your ability to serve the community for generations to come.

In addition to our traditional tax and assurance services, our team provides a number of innovative services for nonprofit entities, including:

  • All tax services
  • Outsourced accounting and bookkeeping
  • Assistance with alternate revenue sources, strategic planning and financing
  • Form 990 preparation
  • Preparation and review of Uniform Financial Report
  • Automated grant reporting
  • Application for exempt status (501 (c) (3))
  • Tax exempt planning concerning related entities
  • Consultation regarding unrelated business income tax
  • Consultation regarding for profit subsidiaries
  • Budgeting & cash forecasting
  • Accounting system implementation assistance
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Monthly voucher preparation
  • Annual charitable trust filing

Professional services

As a certified public accounting and advisory firm, we understand the professional services industry from both a service and business operations perspective. Service-based businesses face a unique blend of challenges, including addressing cost issues, developing methods for key employee retention and identifying fair methods for compensation. Recognizing these challenges, Day Seckler helps professional service businesses plan for long-term growth and profitability, hoping to maximize the benefits of owners and employees.

We can specifically assist your organization in the following areas:

  • All tax services (corporate, partnership, multi-state, individual, etc.)
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Incorporation and business entity formation
  • Strategic tax consulting
  • Alternative minimum tax planning
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Compilations, reviews and audits
  • Payroll
  • Business loan assistance
  • Budgets and financial projections
  • Business plan development
  • IRS problem resolution and e-file
  • Debt restructuring
  • Accounting software assistance

Retail

Changes in the economy can adversely impact retailers in today’s marketplace. Depending on the type of products you provide, the results can be devastating. So how do you drive success during these uncertain times? The accountants at Day Seckler can help you manage your financial operations to keep your retail business profitable and successful. Our extensive experience working with businesses like yours, combined with our technical skills and financial expertise, enables us to help you effectively and efficiently reach your business objectives—with customized services based on your specific needs.

Our specific areas of expertise include:

  • Auditing and accounting
  • Benchmarking studies
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting, projecting and forecasting
  • Business succession planning
  • Estate planning
  • General ledger and financial statement preparation
  • Inventory control systems
  • Profitability analysis
  • Compensation planning
  • Strategic business planning
  • Technology consulting

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